Connecticut Children’s Foundation Blog

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation Blog contains the latest division news, patient success stories and featured events. Check back regularly to see what our donors, patients and care providers have been doing.

Connecticut Children’s Launches Program to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Categories: Donor Story, Medical Center News
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation secured a substantial grant from Kohl’s recently to launch the Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (Kohl’s SCOR) initiative to educate parents about childhood obesity prevention from birth. Kohl’s awarded Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health a $350,000 grant to support the education of pediatric care offices, community organizations, nurse …

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Mitchell Subaru “Shares the Love” with Connecticut Children’s

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships
Surbaru’s tagline is “Love. It’s what makes a Subaru, a Subaru.” This year, Mitchell Subaru in Canton is once again showing that love by supporting Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and the kids we care by selecting the Medical Center as the charity of choice for the “Share the Love” Campaign. Kids like Olivia Belfonti. Olivia …

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Jewelry That Makes a Difference

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships
Vickie and Jeff Cotton, the owners of Blue Moon Artisans, a gift shop in Westfarms Mall in West Hartford, believe in giving back. In addition to their own generous philanthropy, most of the products at their store are produced by companies that give a portion of their proceeds to charity. The Cottons are inspired to …

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Walmart & Sam’s Club Celebrates 30 Years of Helping Children

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Partners in Caring
Walmart raises money for local children's healthcare
Here’s a figure to think about: $1 billion. How big is a billion? Here’s a handy gauge: It’s the number you would get if you counted every man, woman, and child living in every city, town, and farmstead in every country in the Western Hemisphere. Now think about amassing $1 billion one dollar at a …

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2017 Gala Was a Wondrous Event

Categories: Events
Imagine a place where wandering musicians play for guests strolling through an Arabian marketplace filled with unique gifts, or guests line up to have their photos taken with a snake charmer charming a boa constrictor, or fortune tellers telling of wondrous things to come. For 850 guests, the wondrous event was already at hand: The …

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